Głubczyce County (Polish: powiat głubczycki) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Opole Voivodeship, south-western Poland, on the Czech border. It came into being on January 1, 1999, as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998. Its administrative seat and largest town is Głubczyce, which lies 53 kilometres (33 mi) south of the regional capital Opole. The county also contains the towns of Kietrz, lying 19 km (12 mi) south-east of Głubczyce, and Baborów, 12 km (7 mi) south-east of Głubczyce.
Location within the voivodeship
|Coordinates (Głubczyce): Coordinates:|
|• Total||673.1 km2 (259.9 sq mi)|
|• Density||68/km2 (180/sq mi)|
The county covers an area of 673.1 square kilometres (259.9 sq mi). As of 2019, its total population is 45,679, out of which the population of Głubczyce is 12,552, that of Kietrz is 6,005, that of Baborów is 2,905, and the rural population is 24,217.
The county is subdivided into four gminas (three urban-rural and one rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.
Local Action GroupEdit
Głubczyce County cooperates with:
Landscape viewed about 10 km west of Głubczyce
- "Regiony partnerskie". powiatglubczycki.pl (in Polish). Głubczyce County. Retrieved 2020-03-04.